Act 235 Armed Security Officer - State College

St. Moritz Security Service State College , PA 16804

Posted 3 months ago


Are you looking for a rewarding career in the security industry? Join St. Moritz Security Services, Inc., a well-established company with over 30 years in the industry.

Join the excitement of a dynamic company committed to deliver exceptional Security Services to clients across the United States. Whether you are an experienced officer, or new to the security industry, St. Moritz Security Services, Inc. has the right opportunity for you!

SMSSI is a growing organization dedicated to excellence, honesty, and quality in delivering specialized services in a variety of markets. For over 35 years, we've provided safety and security to meet the diverse needs of our clients. To learn more please visit our website or follow us on social media.

Job Skills / Requirements

Job Title: Armed Security Officer

Location: State College, PA

Schedule: M-F 8am-11am

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The following are the duties that are necessary to satisfy the minimum requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned on an as-needed basis.

  • Responsible for executing security services as outlined in the Post Order Manual and accompanying policy and procedural guidelines and as directed by SMSSI Management.

  • May be responsible for conducting walking patrols of building/facility (or assigned areas within or outside the building/facility).

  • Responsible for identifying and reporting security threats, unsafe conditions or hazards, and/or other emergency situations.

  • Responsible for site-specific duties and tasks based on assignment, which may include customer service, loss prevention, retail security, lobby/visitor reception, service/freight elevator security, loading dock security, and/or a variety of other safety and security roles.

  • Write detailed, accurate, and legible incident reports during shift, including notation of any unusual activities and how issues were resolved. Responsible for contacting appropriate individuals (Site Supervision, Field Management, etc.) as directed by site post orders or as needed during shift.

  • Responsible for knowing all site-specific policies and procedures, and implementing emergency response activities as appropriate.

  • Responsible for following all company procedures, maintaining acceptable attendance, and adhering to all grooming and customer service standards.

  • Responsible for participating in all company and site required orientation and training programs.

  • Respond to any incidents that occur during shift, in conformity with the Post Orders and the Company's Use of Force Policy, ensuring appropriate action is taken, all reports are properly completed, and appropriate parties are notified in a timely manner.

  • Conduct security, customer service, or support function(s) as directed by supervisor or in support of client request(s).

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, candidates must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Current or prior military experience, or college education in the security field desirable.

  • Minimum 1-3 years of professional-level work experience preferred. Prior experience in the security industry, law enforcement, military, and/or customer service highly desired. Experience in scheduling, operations, or other functions of the security industry a plus.

  • Must possess a valid registration/permit/license required by the state in which the employee is employed. As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test where required by the Company or client. Some clients require additional background screening, testing, and procedures. Additionally, as a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all necessary registrations/licenses/permits required by the jurisdiction and must carry the appropriate documents at all times while on duty.

  • Ability to provide reliable transportation (or access public transportation) to consistently get to and from work on time is required.

  • Ability to write effective, concise, and legible reports.

  • Demonstrated ability to be very customer service oriented, with the ability to professionally interact with all levels of individuals in a courteous manner, and to de-escalate situations before they become hostile or unsafe.

  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.

  • Professional, articulate, and able to use good independent judgment and discretion.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to successfully interact at all levels within the organization, including with clients, while functioning as a team player.

Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk, and hear (communicate verbally in person and via telephone and/or applicable two-way radio equipment) and must be able to read computer screens, correspondence, and reports in English.

  • Must be able to write handwritten reports in the field in clear, legible English.

  • The employee must be able to constantly walk with both legs, stand or walk for entire shift, and constantly reach with both hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, or ramps on a regular basis to respond to emergency situations. May require periodic running. Must be able to perform these duties in the event of a security or emergency situation and be able to take a leadership role (act as a First Responder) in assisting others to perform these functions.

  • Must be willing and able to wear the proper uniform at all times (which includes providing his/her own black socks, shoes, and belt), maintaining good personal hygiene and grooming to meet company standards, and present self in a professional, well-groomed manner (to include, maintaining a clean and neat uniform, clean and polished shoes, and clean and business-appropriate general appearance).

  • The job is generally performed in various environments, to include, but not limited to indoor and outdoor assignments, in parking structures, in office settings, and the employee may be subject to adverse and/or severe conditions such as rain, cold, or heat for extended periods of time.

  • Employee must be able to hear clearly, with or without reasonable assistance. Must be able to see with reasonable assistance (glasses/contacts/correctable vision acceptable) and be able to distinguish colors.

  • The employee must be able to

Education Requirements (Any)

HS Diploma

GED or H.S. Equivalent

Certification Requirements (Any)

PA ACT 235 License

Additional Information / Benefits

We offer an attractive compensation package including competitive hourly wage, benefits, 401(k), training and opportunities for advancement.

St. Moritz Security Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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Act 235 Armed Security Officer - State College

St. Moritz Security Service